Maria Kiritsi

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OBJECTIVES In Greece, there is limited research on issues related to organ donation. We aimed to study the attitudes, knowledge, and actions of local medical students regard to organ donation and transplantations of tissues and organs in Greece. METHODS This cross-sectional questionnaire based survey was done in Laboratory of Hygiene and Social Medicine,(More)
During 2005-2006, a total of 865 Enterococcus faecium isolated from patients from eight Greek hospitals were tested for susceptibility to quinupristin/dalfopristin (Q/D). Among them, 250 genetically unrelated strains (28.9%) were found to be intermediate-resistant to Q/D (minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) 1.5-4 mg/L); all were resistant to dalfopristin(More)
1. The airway epithelium may modulate smooth muscle responsiveness via the release of biologically active substances, such as nitric oxide (NO) and prostaglandins. Based on regional differences in structure and function described for the airway epithelium, we performed a comparative study on the responsiveness of sheep isolated, epithelium-intact or(More)
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